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possibly Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Ecuador; Azuay Province; Sigsig Canton; ; Sigsig
1/2062

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  • Culture/People:

    possibly Moche (Mochica) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Stamp/Stamping tool with animal heads

  • Date created:

    AD 600-750

  • Place:

    Tomb; Sigsig; Sigsig Canton; Azuay Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Gold

  • Techniques:

    Cast

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Said to have been collected or excavated in 1889; purchased in 1907 from an unknown source by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member), acting on behalf of George Heye and using funds donated by Heye's mother, Marie A. Heye (ca. 1841-1915).

  • Catalog number:

    1/2074

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